FANS - Free Access to facilities for National Sports people in Oxford

Free access to facilities for national sports people in Oxford (formerly known as FANS)

Information and conditions

To be eligible for the scheme you must be:

  • A resident for the majority of the year in the City of Oxford (full time students whose parents/guardians reside in Oxford are eligible) and
  • A current member of a national team or squad in a sport recognised by Sport England* and/or
  • Currently listed in the top 10 of any national age group ranking in a sport recognised by Sport England*

A list of eligible sports can be found on the Sport England website. Further eligibility and conditions are available on the Fusion Sporting Academy website.

*Supporting evidence or confirmation of a sports person's current involvement at a national level will be required from the appropriate National Governing Body of sport (e.g. a letter from your NGB inviting you to a national/international competition, results, ranking verification).

Facilities that are part of this scheme

Accepted athletes will be able to access the six participating leisure centres in Oxford: